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The day after ...

My first self-published novel was released as a paperback yesterday … I emailed several friends to let them know. One responded, “OK. It takes an old guy like me to know what you meant by ‘Paperback Writer’.” (That had been my email subject line for him.) Most did not respond at all. 459 more words

How to Get More Confident in 10 Minutes or Less (video)

Do you find that a case of nerves can get in the way of going after what you want sometimes? Then this week’s technique can help. 114 more words

Career Stress

Goals (and Self-Sabotage)

I love to make lists of goals.  I love to postulate on all the things I could do and how I could go about achieving whatever I decide I would like to do. 803 more words

Personal

“Most people, after one success, are so cringingly afraid of doing less well that they rub all the edge off their subsequent work.”

“Most people, after one success, are so cringingly afraid of doing less well that they rub all the edge off their subsequent work.”

― Beatrix Potter, English, writer, Born July

Writer

I am me and that just so happens to be anxious, like all the time

I’ve tried very hard to understand myself and my life. Mostly due to feelings of incomplacency and fear of failure. Or to be more specific, I intensely fear waking up one day and looking at my life and feeling a loss of time, hope and excitement. 710 more words

Silly

I’m scared of the future

I’m scared of how bumpy my path to it may be

I’m scared of not being supported

not being reassured if one stepping stone is rougher than the others…

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Now that we know what, WHY?

The only person stopping you from reaching your goals is YOU. That’s right, the person you look at in the mirror or in that selfie is the only one responsible for keeping you from your goals. 150 more words